Here are a few of the many experts who have devoted themselves
in an original way to helping others understand more about our wonderful feline
François-Augustin Paradis de Moncrif (1687 - 1770):
Author of the first serious book on cats.
Champfleury (1821 - 1889): Author of the first scholary
book on cats.
Harrison Weir (1824 - 1906): Author
of the first major cat book ever published, and father of the cat show.
George Mivart 1827 - 1900): Author of the first major volume
on cat anatomy.
Frances Simpson: Author of the first major book about cats
in the 20th century.
Grace Pond: The most prolific cat book author.
Paul Leyhausen: Zoologist who made the most detailed studies
of feline behaviour.
Clair Necker: The major bibliographer of cat literature.
Angela Sayer: An authority on pedigree cats, breeder,
photographer, editor and author.
George Schaller: The first field-worker to make detailed
studies on big cats in the wild.
Roger Tabor: The field-worker who pioneered studies of feral